Russian Hackers Reveal List of American Targets for Attack

A pro-Russian computer hacking cell announced it will be launching a series of cyber attacks on a number of United States government websites in an apparent response to escalating tensions between the country and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

In a Telegram post Wednesday, Killnet, a notorious “hacktivist” group formed at the onset of the Ukraine war earlier this year, posted a list of several governmental websites it would be targeting in the coming days beneath an image of a nuclear explosion behind the Statue of Liberty and the words, “F**K NATO.”

The targets, according to the post, include the governmental websites of Alabama, Alaska, Connecticut, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky and Mississippi, as well as an alleged attack on the website of the Internal Revenue Service.

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Source: Newsweek